RECENT BENEFICIARIES

Space to Grow

Space to Grow

Trustees recently awarded an exciting new Farnham charity called Space 2 Grow with a grant of £3,300. It will go towards developing a new cabin within its garden site. The space, an acre of land in the heart of the town, is open for people of all ages to help improve mental health and wellbeing.

Play Equipment for Hale School

Play Equipment for Hale School

The children of Hale School have been fundraising to replace play equipment along with a few wooden benches and picnic tables. The Farnham Institute has granted £3,000 towards the total wish list which includes a village shop for the reception playground.

Victoria Garden

Victoria Garden

The Victoria Garden is an hidden gem in Farnham where folk can enjoy peace and tranquillity in the centre of town. All the benches are being replaced and the Farnham Institute is donating one at a cost of £744.

Camping Equipment for Brownies, Guides and Seniors

Camping Equipment for Brownies, Guides and Seniors

The 1st Bourne Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and senior section are in desperate need of new camping equipment. Trustees have granted £890 to help cover the costs of the equipment so the groups can enjoy outdoor excursions.

Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care

Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care

The Trustees have granted fund to Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care in Farnham to cover the cost of a specialist new bed for its patients. The amazing Hospice team are gradually replacing patient beds and we are delighted to cover the cost of one at £3,485.

Farnham Foodbank

Farnham Foodbank

We have awarded Farnham Foodbank with a grant of £1,500 to help cover the cost of essential meals required by those who are most in need in our local community. There is a constant need for foodstuffs and this grant will make a real difference. The foodbank provides three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to them in crisis.

Farnham Cricket Club

Farnham Cricket Club

The Trustees recently made a grant to the Farnham Cricket Club to fund new boundary ropes costing £1,062. The Club was one of the first to be founded in England and is one of the best-known Surrey Clubs.

Bishops Meadow Trust

Bishops Meadow Trust

The Bishops Meadow Trust, a local charitable organisation, has just been awarded a grant of £1,899 to purchase a ride on mower. The aim of the charity is to manage the meadow, increase bio-diversity and make sure it is an enjoyable place for the local community.

Farnham Festival of Cycling

Farnham Festival of Cycling

The Trustees are supporting the Farnham Festival of Cycling 2019 with a £1,000 grant. This exciting local event has been running since 2009 and it attracts cyclists of all ages and abilities, Over the years it has raised more than £130,000 for worthy causes.

Rural Life Centre - Tilford

Rural Life Centre - Tilford

We have agreed to provide a grant of £5,000 to The Rural Life Centre, which in 2018 is embarking on a project to build new toilet facilities.

The facilities will cater for the increasing number of visitors, especially school parties.

Farnham Town Council - Environmental Awareness Project

Farnham Town Council - Environmental Awareness Project

Farnham is a town of rich heritage and a new initiative to raise awareness of the local environment is being supported by the town council.

A grant of £1,000 has been given towards printing costs for project literature.

Sure Start Children's Centre

Sure Start Children's Centre

Trustees recently provided support to the Sure Start Children's Centre in Farnham.

Funds covered the cost of a baking project, along with a visit from an entertainer and the provision of a story sack for each participant.

Hale Derby and Joan Club

Hale Derby and Joan Club

Hale Darby and Joan is a club for older people with a membership of over 70 who pay a modest membership fee. They applied for a grant towards the annual Christmas party and an outing to a show in October. The Trustees were pleased to grant £800 towards their activities.

Hale PTA

Hale PTA

A grant of £4,000 was made to the Hale PTA towards a number of projects at the school. Among them funds were requested to aid the literacy programme for disadvantaged children and provide colourful placement rugs for the classrooms.

Hoppa Bus Service

Hoppa Bus Service

Our team of Trustees recently made a donation of £2,000 towards a new navigation system which was required for the popular local Hoppa Bus service. Many people rely on this bus service so its efficiency is essential.

Potters Gate Primary School

Potters Gate Primary School

Grants have recently been given to Potters Gate Primary School. Funds will enable disadvantaged children to experience a few days holiday.